Number 1 Verdicts in New York in 2016

Number 1 Verdicts in New York in 2016We are pleased to present to you the list of the largest – in (a) particular practice area(s) – plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in the State of New York in the year 2016. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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$775,000,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Calhoon, R. Stan Mortenson, Evan J. Werbel, Julie B. Rubenstein, Macey Reasoner Stokes, Richard P. Sobiecki of Baker Botts LLP
Case: Liberty Media Corp., et al. v. Vivendi Universal S.A., et al.
No.1 in: Securities Fraud
$183,261,737.00
Attorneys: Vito A. Cannavo of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
Case: Stolowski, et al. v. 234 E 178th St LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Premises Liability and Workplace Safety
$50,000,000.00
Attorneys: Edward J. Sanocki, Maria K. Morano of Sanocki, Newman & Turret, LLP
Case: Cruz v. St. Barnabas Hospital et al.
No.1 in: Failure to Diagnose and Medical Malpractice
$22,000,000.00
Attorneys: James C. Long, Jr., Bryan D. Belasky, Seth A. Dymond, John Ryan, Michael A. Macrides, Rachel Lanier of Belluck & Fox LLP
Case: Gondar v. AO Smith Water Products, et al.
No.1 in: Asbestos Exposure
$20,500,000.00
Attorneys: Nicholas A. Wise of Weitz & Luxenberg
Case: Harding v. Czmielewski, et al.
No.1 in: Car Accident
$19,200,000.00
Attorneys: Joshua D. Kelner, Robert S. Kelner of Kelner & Kelner
Case: Cabazza vs. NYCTA
No.1 in: Railroad Accident
$19,000,000.00
Attorneys: Roger L. Mandel of Lackey Hershman; Domenico Minerva, John A. Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan; Jean S. Martin of Law Office of Jean Sutton Martin, PLLC
Case: Fuentes, et al. v. UniRush, LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Consumer Fraud
$15,750,000.00
Attorneys: Brett D. Katz, Jeffrey A. Mitchell, Judith R. Cohen of Browne George Ross LLP; Don Abraham, Erin W. Burns of Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Case: Tiffany & Co. v. Costco Wholesale Corp.
No.1 in: Intellectual Property Infringement
$15,175,000.00
Attorneys: Eric Sanders of The Sanders Firm, PC
Case: Jackson v. The City of New York, et al.
No.1 in: Civil Rights Violation and Race Discrimination
$13,500,000.00
Attorneys: Peter S. Thomas of Law Offices of Peter S. Thomas, PC; Daniel A. Thomas of Law Offices of Daniel A. Thomas, PC; Paul J. Edelstein of The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP
Case: Estate of Diciervo v. Brooklyn Bottling Corp. et al.
No.1 in: Truck Accident
$12,777,047.00
Attorneys: Devon Reiff, James J. McCrorie, Kenneth Sacks, Kevin G. Lillis of Sacks and Sacks LLP
Case: Burns v. 1 Bryant Park LLC, et al.
No.1 in: Construction Accident
$12,535,261.00
Attorneys: Emil L. Samuels of Kelner & Kelner
Case: Tarpley v. New York City Transit Authority, et al.
No.1 in: Bus Accident
$6,400,000.00
Attorneys: Michael P. Vessa, Kenneth B. Wilensky of Vessa & Wilensky PC
Case: LaRosa v. Madden
No.1 in: Motorcycle Accident
$5,500,000.00
Attorneys: Adam E. Deutsch, David L. Sobiloff of Morelli Law Firm
Case: Mai v. Attia
No.1 in: Pedestrian Accident
$4,916,699.00
Attorneys: Dennis G. O'Hara of O'Hara, O'Connell & Ciotoli
Case: Ray v. Stockton
No.1 in: Wrongful Termination
$4,003,025.00
Attorneys: Jason T. Herbert of Krentsel & Guzman LLP
Case: Richichi v. CVS Pharmacy, et al.
No.1 in: Trip and Fall
$2,503,000.00
Attorneys: Jerome I. Katz, Richard M. Steigman of Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz
Case: Jones v. City of New York
No.1 in: Slip and Fall
$2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Alison R. Keenan, Seth A. Harris of Burns & Harris
Case: Pacheco vs. City of New York
No.1 in: Excessive Force
$1,300,002.00
Attorneys: John W. Palmer of John W. Palmer; Richard L. Hutchinson of Hutchinson & Hutchinson PC
Case: Morizio v. Town of Oyster Bay
No.1 in: Due Process Violation
$1,200,000.00
Attorneys: Alexander T. Coleman of Borrelli & Associates PLLC
Case: Balfour, MD v. Quest Diagnostics Inc., et al.
No.1 in: Disability Discrimination
$1,102,000.00
Attorneys: James G. Kapralos of Parker Waichman LLP
Case: Estate of Nieves v. Clove Lakes Health Care and Rehabilitation Inc.
No.1 in: Nursing Home Malpractice
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: Paul W. Verner of Verner Simon PC
Case: Lambe v. Kahlon
No.1 in: Breach of Contract

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